Andreas Borgeas, is the Republican State Senator for 8th Senate District which covers all or portions of; Tuolumne, Calaveras, Mariposa, Amador, Frenso, Inyo, Madera, Mono, Sacramento, Stanislaus and Tulare counties. Borgeas took office in January 2019. He is a Georgetown Law School graduate and Fulbright Scholar who previously served as a supervisor for Fresno County. He was elected to replace the termed out Tom Berryhill.
Borgeas was joined at his swearing-in ceremony by his wife Anna and their two boys Aleko and Aris. He said, “It’s humbling to know that I am now officially representing the hopes, dreams, and interests of one million Californians in the State Senate.” Borgeas also said his top priorities will be working on water and infrastructure issues, developing more educational opportunities and working to clean up and manage the state’s forests, while supporting first responders.